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2018 tobacco-free grants for minority-serving institutions, community and women’s colleges

To keep the momentum going, Truth Initiative is accepting applications for its Tobacco-Free College Program, which now offers grants of up to $20,000 to women’s colleges, minority-serving academic institutions and community colleges to adopt a 100 percen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:30
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where are kids getting juul?

The most common way youth got JUUL is through physical retail locations...Just over half — 52 percent — reported that they received JUUL from a social source, such as a friend or family member.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:32
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nearly 1 in 5 youth say they have seen juul used in school

The survey follows a Truth Initiative study that reveals while many young people are aware of JUUL, many are unaware that JUUL flavor pods always contain the addictive chemical nicotine, which is harmful to brain development. The study, published in Toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:46
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what would happen if new tobacco products ‘akin to iphones’ were sold in the u.s.?

[FDA] is expected to decide in coming months whether [PMI] can bring IQOS to the U.S., and if it can be marketed as a less harmful alternative to cigarettes...more interested in IQOS because of marketing efforts that portray the product as “akin to iPhone
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:49
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Tobacco in culture: The renormalization and glamorization of smoking

Over the past several years, we’ve experienced a pervasive re-emergence of smoking imagery that is glamorizing and renormalizing a deadly habit to millions of impressionable young people. Research shows that higher exposure to smoking in movies makes yout
You Tube
added Jun 19, 2018 02:48
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Juuling: If you don’t know what it is, ask your kids ($$0

Sales have skyrocketed since the company launched in 2015. The San Francisco-based firm represents nearly 55 percent of the e-cigarette market, according to data from Wells Fargo. School administrators, law enforcement officials and health workers said
Washington Post
added May 10, 2018 17:59
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menthol cigarettes: attitudes, beliefs and policies

The evidence is clear: the FDA must act to get menthol cigarettes and all menthol combustible products off the market to protect public health. States and localities, however, do not have to wait for the FDA to act. We encourage states and local municipal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 10, 2018 17:55
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[New York] Thank You for Not Smoking: How Big Tobacco Gets Free Advertising On and Off the Red Carpet

Both celebrities and fans can accidentally wind up marketing smoking to young social media users, which is why truth created the erase and replace tool, allowing users to replace the cigarettes in photos with something more positive. Users can upload an
Variety
added May 12, 2018 22:26
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3 key messages from cdc’s tobacco education campaign

the Tips From Former Smokers® campaign has returned for its seventh yea...1. Smoking causes immediate and long-term damage... 2. More than 16 million Americans live with a smoking-related disease... 3. Quit smoking while you can.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 7, 2018 14:18
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5 things fda should do about juul e-cigarettes

1. Order the removal of certain JUUL flavors 2. Suspend internet sales of JUUL 3. Reverse the decision to delay e-cigarette regulation 4. Prohibit branded merchandise 5. Order the removal of JUUL look-alikes
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 24, 2018 19:53
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